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Great research potential within socially labelled financing

21 September 2022
Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall has recently written a third report on the market for social bonds and social outcome contracts and is looking forward to continuing her research in socially labelled financing. She appreciates the development of the social sustainability labelled financial market in the Nordic countries and is hoping for an even greater interest.

Various fields of interest

02 September 2022
Affiliated researcher Max Jerneck has a background in sociology but has also studied literature and journalism. At SIR and SSE, his research focus has been on the climate transition, and how to develop low carbon industries, where he has been looking at solar energy in particular. His main project now, however, is immigrant integration and the Swedish hospitality industry.

Researchers appeal to Swedish politicians: Put the climate crisis at the top of your agenda

25 August 2022
"Our politicians must take the crisis seriously and lead the transition to a future society within the limits of the planet. The research shows that such a future is possible." Today, an urgent call for action written by 1,944 researchers and employees from 45 Swedish universities and research institutes has been published, and the message is clear: What does it take for Swedish politicians to take the research and the climate crisis seriously? 24 faculty members at SSE have signed the petition.

CSR Researchers: "Reduce taxes for everyone who lives near new wind turbines"

15 August 2022
Our researchers Sven-Olof Junker and Lars-Gunnar Mattsson recently published a debate article about how a climate tax credit can speed up the expansion of wind power and compensate people affected by wind power's negative impact.

Popular CSR book now also available for people with reading disabilities

07 July 2022
After being requested by people with reading disabilities who can not read printed text, the book "CSR and sustainable business" is now available as a special audio book in Swedish. It is a book that is read under special copyright exemption rules to make it easier for people with reading disabilities. It’s a further development of books in tactile alphabet or braille and are produced and provided on similar terms.

Sustainability on the Agenda in Almedalen

03 July 2022
Today, Almedalsveckan has kicked off and the transformation towards a sustainable society is a topic that will be frequently debated during this year's edition of the event. Several of our researchers is going to take part in various events.

Fruitful research visit to Berlin

17 June 2022
The CSR team research directors Lin Lerpold, Örjan Sjöberg, Susanne Sweet and Ranjula Bali Swain recently visited Berlin to connect with leading German research centers for future collaborations.

CSR the national winner of the Blaze Inclusion Award

14 June 2022
We are proud to announce that the Center for Sustainability Research has won the Blaze Inclusion Award 2022 in the category "Guardian" for Sweden.

Stockholm +50 Report Published: Economy and Finance for a Just Future on a Thriving Planet

02 June 2022
Fifty years have passed since the historic Stockholm conference in 1972, the first ever United Nations conference on the human environment. The world is a very different place today.

Economy and Finance for a Just Future on a Thriving Planet

24 May 2022
Stockholm +50 Report Launch event, June 1st, 14:00, including CSR’s Lin Lerpold in conversation with Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.
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